MGM, seizing the mood of All Hallow’s Eve, has haunted us with the chilling revelation that it will reboot The Addams Family for another film. It could have been worse. They could have put it Johnny Depp in it, but, hey, they’re not monsters.
No other details were given, leading Screen Junkies to believe that a marketing exec got drunk at an office costume lunch, then leaked this story to be “festive.”
The recent history of the franchise had Tim Burton doing a stop-motion animation version of the film, but that appears to have fallen through, and the understanding is that this version will be a traditional feature film, meaning Tim Burton will just have to remake something else.
Maybe he could put his wife in his new project?